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Input Search disabled Property

Input Search Object Reference Input Search Object

Example

Disable a search field:

document.getElementById("mySearch").disabled = true;

The result will be:


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Definition and Usage

The disabled property sets or returns whether a search field should be disabled, or not.

A disabled element is unusable and un-clickable. Disabled elements are usually rendered in gray by default in browsers.

This property reflects the HTML disabled attribute.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The disabled property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the disabled property:

searchObject.disabled

Set the disabled property:

searchObject.disabled=true|false

Property Values

Value Description
true|false Specifies whether a search field should be disabled, or not
  • true - The search field is disabled
  • false - Default. The search field is not disabled

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the search field is disabled, otherwise it returns false


More Examples

Example

Find out if a search field is disabled or not:

var x = document.getElementById("mySearch").disabled;

The result of x will be:

true

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Example

Disable and undisable a search field:

function disableBtn() {
    document.getElementById("mySearch").disabled = true;
}

function undisableBtn() {
    document.getElementById("mySearch").disabled = false;
}

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> disabled attribute


Input Search Object Reference Input Search Object

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